Food & Drink
Restaurant bosses write to PM calling for urgent action
High street brands, representing over 1,000 restaurants across the country, have written to prime minister Boris Johnson calling for urgent support for the hospitality industry."
Joycelyn Neve 'heartbroken' as Seafood Pub Company files for administration
Founder of the award-winning Seafood Pub Company Joycelyn Neve has said she is “heartbroken” to have appointed administrators to the 10-site group after failing to secure a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL).
Welsh hospitality businesses risk losing 40,000 jobs this summer, UKHospitality warns
UKHospitality has warned that 40,000 jobs across the Welsh hospitality industry are at risk over the next two months because of continued uncertainty over reopening so late in the season.
Operators must prioritise hygiene to build 'high level of trust'
Almost two-thirds (63%) of British consumers say they will return to restaurants, bars or cafes in the month after lockdown ends but trust in hygiene and social distancing will be key, study reveals."
Report from China shows ‘polarised’ consumer attitudes around eating and drinking out
‘Polarised’ consumer attitudes to eating and drinking out have been seen in China’s bar and restaurant markets including in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 crisis, since lockdown restrictions were lifted, according to a report by CGA.
Campaign calls on government to transform UK streets into a Grand Outdoor Café
A campaign, led by music venue the Piano Works and supported by UKHospitality, is calling on the government and operators to support a campaign to transform public spaces and streets into al fresco dining spaces.